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Radiology Technologist - Reliant Medical Group - 2187141



Hudson, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2023

**$5,000 Sign On Bonus for External Candidates**

Opportunities with Reliant Medical Group, part of the Optum family of businesses. Join a community-based, multi-specialty, physician-led organization where you will work with talented peers on a common purpose: improving the quality, cost and experience of health care. Here, we focus on delivering the best patient care, rather than volume. Through innovation and superior care management, we support patients and your well-being as a team member. Join a team at the forefront of value-based care and discover the meaning behind Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

Positions in this function are responsible for overseeing and participating in day to day clinical care of patients. Employees are involved in direct patient care (in a clinic, in-home care, etc.)

Positions in this job function require specific education/certification/licensure specific to their job.

Hudson Ready Med has an opening for a full-time Radiology Technologist. The schedule for this role is as follows: Three 12-hour shifts that fall in a week 1 and week 2 rotation. For this specific role week 1 is Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday; and week 2 is Monday, Tuesday, Saturday.

General Job Profile:

  • Moderate work experience within own function
  • Some work is completed without established procedures
  • Basic tasks are completed without review by others
  • Supervision/guidance is required for higher level tasks

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Applies knowledge/skills to activities that often vary from day to day
  • Demonstrates a moderate level of knowledge and skills in own function
  • Requires little assistance with standard and non-standard requests
  • Solves routine problems on own
  • Works with supervisor to solve more complex problems
  • Prioritizes and organizes own work to meet agreed upon deadlines
  • Works with others as part of a team

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualification:

  • High school education or equivalent experience

Functional Competency & Description:

  • HCT Test Imaging/Safety/Other Medical Equipment Performance
    • Conduct quality control on imaging or other medical equipment
    • Respond to imaging or other medical equipment failures/problems (e.g., reboot, call for service)
    • Run calibration tests on imaging equipment
    • Ensure imaging or other medical equipment is running according to specifications
    • Check functioning of safety equipment (e.g., defibrillator)
    • Perform routine checks of crash cart
  • HCT_Take Patient History/Validate Order/Patient Information
    • Utilize imaging software applications to obtain/verify patient data (e.g., order)
    • Ask patient history questions and document patient history information
    • Verify procedure is supported by diagnosis/order
    • Check/verify patient information (e.g., demographics, date of birth, order details) prior to procedure
    • Answer patient questions
    • Obtain/enter/document additional pertinent patient history information
    • Identify/document patient allergies or adverse past reactions
    • Explain imaging procedures including what/when to expect each part of the process
    • Check patient and order information prior to procedure(check for valid orders, correct provider, patient identity)
  • HCT_Perform Imaging/Procedure Duties
    • Set up equipment per relevant parameters/order/procedure
    • Utilize shielding for radiation protection of patient and technologist
    • Maneuver/operate table/equipment to proper position
    • Start and maintain IVs/injections for patients for procedures requiring intravenous contrast media/isotopes
    • Adjust imaging process appropriately based on radiologists’ expectations or type of procedure
    • Select appropriate technical factors to produce quality image while minimizing radiation to patients
    • Make exposure following standard protocols
    • Monitor patient safety/well-being and equipment functioning during imaging procedures
    • Utilize appropriate protocols and equipment safety features to stop procedures immediately when necessary
    • Review quality of images to determine whether additional imaging is necessary
    • Enter relevant image/process data into computer system (e.g., start/end of exam)
    • Learn/apply multiple imaging modalities
    • Perform procedures according to provided patient schedules and adjust schedules when necessary to accommodate additional patients or schedule changes
  • HCT_Perform Post-Imaging/Procedure Duties
    • Perform audits of patient exams/images based on established parameters
    • Send images to Picture Archival Computer System for storage/retrieval and radiologist review
    • Explain follow-up procedures to patients (e.g., general timeframe for receiving results)
    • Document findings from ultrasound images and submit to radiologist with images
    • Document activities in patient encounter form and submit to billin

Values Based Competencies:

  • Integrity Value: Act Ethically
    • Comply with Applicable Laws, Regulations and Policies
    • Demonstrate Integrity
  • Compassion Value: Focus on Customers
    • Identify and Exceed Customer Expectations
    • Improve the Customer Experience
  • Relationships Value: Act as a Team Player
    • Collaborate with Others
    • Demonstrate Diversity Awareness
    • Learn and Develop
  • Relationships Value: Communicate Effectively
    • Influence Others
    • Listen Actively
    • Speak and Write Clearly
  • Innovation Value: Support Change and Innovation
    • Contribute Innovative Ideas
    • Work Effectively in a Changing Environment
  • Performance Value: Make Fact-Based Decisions
    • Apply Business Knowledge
    • Use Sound Judgement
  • Performance Value: Deliver Quality Results
    • Drive for Results
    • Manage Time Effectively
    • Produce High-Quality Work

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